Ho Co Teens Didn’t Have All The Answers

Prior to volunteering for the Life Skills class, our older students were given the opportunity to test their own knowledge about drug and alcohol use and other topics from the Life Skills course.  While some of our older students are new to the program, others have volunteered previously and are familiar with the content.  In…

Guiding Good Choices – Free Classes for Parents & Guardians

Guiding Good Choices – Free Classes for Parents & Guardians

Raising preteens and teens is tough. Wouldn’t it be great if adults could take a class that taught us how to help our kids avoid risky behaviors, all while learning how to say NO to drugs and alcohol? There is! HC DrugFree is pleased to present this popular parenting class for Howard County parents, guardians,…

Two Powerful Drugs Add to U.S. Overdose Crisis

Two Powerful Drugs Add to U.S. Overdose Crisis

According to ABC 7 News, para-fluorofentanyl and metonitazene are being seen more often by medical examiners looking into overdose deaths, according to a recently published government report. They often are taken with — or mixed with — illicit fentanyl, the drug mainly responsible for the more than 100,000 U.S. overdose deaths in the last year. Click here to read…

Moms Deserve Better Than This

Moms Deserve Better Than This

Recently, on Facebook, a friend posted that she was approaching 100 days without alcohol and feeling thankful to have stopped drinking and started living.I was surprised at her post because I’ve known her for more than 15 years, she’s always been extremely responsible in every area of her personal and professional life, and even with…